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News Line-All Trades Unions Alliance Conference – Forward To A Workers...

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‘IT is very clear that the collapse of the capitalist system has collapsed New Labour, that is the modern Labour Party’, News...

Safety Report A Wake-Up Call For Grupo Mexico

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THE United Steelworkers (USW) last Tuesday said a new report conducted by a group of independent health and safety experts should serve as a...

‘WE’RE ON STRIKE AGAINST MANAGEMENT DICTATORSHIP’ say BBC workers

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Over 11,000 BBC journalists and technicians took strike action last Monday over savage job cuts and privatisation announced unilaterally by Director-General Mark Thompson in...

Anger Over Threat To Special School

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ANGRY teachers, parents and pupils from closure-threatened Highshore special school in Peckham attended a meeting of the Nunhead and Peckham Rye Community Council on...

AFL-CIO MAY NOT ENDORSE THE DEMOCRATS – says AFL-CIO leader Trumka

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WASHINGTON — The nation’s most powerful labour leader, vowing to defeat President Obama’s key trade legislation in the House next month, warned Hillary Clinton...

‘SAVE OUR SCHOOLS!’ – demand Lewisham parents, teachers and children

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OVER 500 angry parents, teachers and children have marched on Lewisham Town Hall in south London, shouting: ‘No cuts or privatisation! Join the march...

STOP DEPORTATIONS! – demands march for migrant workers

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‘Stop deportations! Asylum rights are human rights! Equal rights for migrants!’ shouted over 500 people taking part in a March for Migrant Workers last...

Mass Support In Enfield For Chase Farm Occupation!

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UP TO 1,000 workers, trade unionists, local residents and youth electrified Enfield on Saturday afternoon, after hundreds joined the march through the town with...

‘The Zionist Project Is Coming To An End – We Are...

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‘The Zionist project is coming to an end; we are freeing Palestine inch by inch, foot by foot,’ a defiant Hamas representative told a...

‘If Spirit Alone Won Battles’

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THE DIARY OF JOHN LOWE The 1984-1985 Miners’ Strike in Nottinghamshire edited by John Symcox These diary excerpts are a tribute to the heroic and determined...

Halt The Torture Case Against Naheem And Rehan

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Legal charity Reprieve has called on the British government to make up for failing Naheem Hussain and Rehan Zaman by intervening immediately to prevent...

N.U.T. TEACHERS VOTE FOR STRIKE ACTION – over pay, conditions and...

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DELEGATES at the National Union of Teachers (NUT) annual conference in Manchester have called for action over pay, privatisation and teachers’ workload. During...

TONY BLAIR AND GORDON BROWN SHOULD BE TRIED AS WAR CRIMINALS...

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‘Tony Blair and Gordon Brown should be tried as war criminals,’ Peter Brierley, whose son Shaun was killed in Iraq in 2003, told a...

2,000 MARCH TO SAVE WHIPPS CROSS – marchers support calls for...

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Over 2,000 workers and youth last Saturday marched through Leyton and Walthamstow, north east London, against the closure of Whipps Cross Hospital. The march was...

Fire Service Cuts And Station Closures Threatening Public Safety

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Humberside fire crews are warning that cuts and station closures will compromise public and firefighter safety. The warning came as local fire crews launch their...

100,000 March Against Israeli Barbarism

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OVER 100,000 people took part in the largest-ever demonstration Britain has seen in support of the Palestinian people on Saturday, as Israel invaded the...

Azelle Rodney’s Family Call For Inquest And Public Inquiry

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‘We don’t want other families to go through this long and drawn out process with no possible outcome,’ Susan Alexander, the mother of Azelle...

PROTECT OUR TRAINING, PROTECT OUR NHS! – Doctors march against MTAS

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Over 12,000 junior doctors and supporters, including medical students, registrars and a number of consultants, marched through central London last Saturday against government ‘reforms’...

‘Lives sacrificed in the uncaring pursuit of profit’

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CONTROVERSIAL India-based mining company Vedanta was again the subject of an angry protest in London yesterday. London Mining Network, Amnesty International, Survival International and other...

HONOUR COURTS’ DECISION TO FREE GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEES – Reprieve urges...

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AN OPEN letter to US President Obama reveals how one juvenile and 19 other prisoners remain dangerously brutalised in Guantánamo Bay, despite federal courts...

90 YEARS OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION – Forward to the World...

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IN OCTOBER 1917 workers took power in Russia. This is the 90th anniversary of the victorious October Revolution, the first time in history that the...

‘WE WERE SHAFTED’ – say angry Stead McAlpin workers

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Over fifty Stead McAlpin sacked textile workers held a 24-hour picket and demonstration outside the factory in Cummersdale near Carlisle on Wednesday and are...

Gate Gourmet Workers Determined To Win

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Locked out Gate Gourmet workers, trade unionists and youth, held a successful over 150-strong mass picket on the mound near the Beacon roundabout at...

Doctors Were Instructed To Inflict Severe Harm On G Bay Detainees

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Medical, military, and ethics experts say US health professionals designed and participated in cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment and torture of detainees, the Institute...

Letter to News Line – ‘DEMOCRACIES USING HITLER DECREE TO FIGHT...

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Dear Sir, I have been trying to expose without success, in the so-called Democratic Western media, the use by the German & British governments...

Defend Trent Park Campus–Defend Chase Farm say Middlesex University students

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STUDENTS from Middlesex University declared yesterday that the only way to defend their threatened Trent Park Campus and their neighbouring local hospital, Chase Farm,...

Paramilitaries Abduct Tamil Girls

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TAMILNET reports that fatigue uniform clad armed men who came in a white van abducted a 16-year-old girl student last Monday night around 11.30...

Swindon Hospital Workers Strike Against Bullying

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FIFTY Swindon striking hospital workers came down to London by coach last Tuesday to lobby the Headquarters of their employer Carillion demanding an end...

US urges Russia to back UN Security Council over Syria

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THE United States on Tuesday urged Russia to back UN Security Council action on Syria, after UN officials said the death toll in the...

REBUILD WORKERS’ POWER – UFCW tells ‘Change to Win’ conference

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THE following is a statement by Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, made at the ‘Change To...

VOTE WRP ON DECEMBER 12! BREAK WITH THE EU! FORWARD TO...

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THE DECEMBER 12th election is a crisis election, in a situation where the worldwide crisis of capitalism is deepening rapidly to explosion point. Eleven...

PRIVATE EQUITY THREATENS PENSION FUNDS – GMB ive evidence to MPs

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THE GMB general workers union yesterday called on parliament to halt ‘tax privileges’ to venture capitalists and establish the amount of unfunded pension...

‘Carillion Has No Right To Bully And Harass US’

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‘We are comrades! We have shown we are not just GMB but all of Swindon together!’ GMB shop steward Paulo Fernandes told a cheering...

IMMIGRATION REPORTING CENTRE IS BLOCKADED – campaigners fight to end dawn...

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THE Glasgow Reporting Centre at Brand Street was shut down on Tuesday morning as ‘No Borders’ activists and others opposed to the forced removal...

Greek Workers Stage Biggest Ever General Strike

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Greek workers staged last Wednesday the biggest general strike in history against the proposed ‘reforms’ on pensions planned by the right-wing government of prime...

IMMIGRANTS ARE NOT RUBBISH, TO BE USED AND THROWN OUT –...

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OVER 25,000 refugees, workers and youth marched through the centre of Paris on Saturday, demanding, ‘Withdraw the CESEDA’! and ‘Immigrants are not disposable like...

‘KILL THE HEALTH BILL’ say ‘Bevan’s Run’ consultants

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Over two hundred doctors, medical staff and health campaigners on Sunday welcomed two NHS consultants at the end of their ‘Bevan’s Run’ against the...

IRISH TEACHERS CALL TO BOYCOTT ISRAEL – and will fight property...

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The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) last Thursday agreed to oppose and campaign against the incoming property tax. On the final day of their ...

25 YEARS SINCE THE PRINTERS’ STRIKE – Part 3: The TUC...

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ON Saturday, March 16, the printers and their supporters replied to this attack on their picket line with a mass picket of 7,000. Again the...

‘SHAMING DESTITUTION’ – CAB slams treatment of asylum seekers

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In a report titled ‘Shaming Destitution’, the Citizens Advice Bureaux condemn the Blair government’s treatment of refugees to whom it refuses asylum and ...

THE GREAT MINERS STRIKE 1984-85 – PART THREE: ‘Now we are...

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THE brutal police riot at the Orgreave coke depot was not the only state attack launched against the NUM and striking miners in June...

‘TAX HAVENS ARE SUNNY PLACES FOR SHADY PEOPLE’ says Lord Oakshott

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THe Liberal Democrats Treasury spokesman Lord Oakeshott has delivered a broadside against prime minister Brown and the secretive activities of Barclays Bank. He used parliamentary...

The Fight Of The Greek ‘Stage’ Workers

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By DINA ROVITHAKI, President of the ‘stage’ workers’ trade union at the Institute for Agricultural Development and member of the National Co-ordinating Committee of ‘stage’...

Tea Factory Workers Step Up The Fight For Permanent Jobs

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Supported by the IUF-affiliated National Federation of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Workers of Pakistan, over 700 contract agency workers at Unilever’s last directly-owned and...

‘WE WILL KEEP THE MAIL CENTRE IN CREWE OPEN’ insists local...

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Up to 700 Crewe postal workers, their families and supporters braved the rain on Saturday for a march and rally in the town in...